How to travel from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza, Argentina

The distance between San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza is around 1,210km (752 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 25m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza by plane, taxi, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out MendozaSan Martín de los Andes if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Chapelco (CPC) to Mendoza (MDZ).

  • Duration4h 25m
  • Flight time3h 50m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 37,185($290)
Operated by

Aerolíneas Argentinas

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Bus

Take the bus to Cipolletti and then to Mendoza.

  • Duration18h 50m
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    ARS 5,095($40)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

1 similiar route

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Taxi and Bus

Take a taxi to Piedra del Águila then take the bus to Mendoza.

  • Duration18h 20m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 8,660($68)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Mendoza.

  • Duration14h 30m
  • Distance1,210km (752 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza

There are several options for getting from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza by plane, taxi, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 5,095 ($40) and will take around 18h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 37,185 ($290).

The distance between San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza is around 1,210km (752 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 833km (517 miles)

It takes around 4h 25m to get from San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 14h 30m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza is to fly which takes around 4h 25m and will set you back approx ARS 37,185 ($290).

The cheapest way to travel between San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 5,095 ($40) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza. We recommend that you fly from Chapelco (CPC) to Mendoza (MDZ). instead which will take 4h 25m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza. It typically takes around 18h 50m and departs twice a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Cipolletti and Cipolletti. These services run twice a week and will take a minimum of 18h 50m.

Chevallier, Cata International, Albus and Andesmar run regular bus services between San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza. Buses run twice a week and take around 18h 50m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza. Flights depart from Chapelco (CPC) and arrive at Mendoza (MDZ) - via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). The flight takes around 3h 50m.

There is no direct flight from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza. There is however a flight that goes via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). This services will take at least 4h 25m (not including layover time).

The flight from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza typically takes around 3h 50m. Flights depart from Chapelco (CPC) and and arrive into Mendoza (MDZ).

The closest major airport to Mendoza is Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (MDZ) (MDZ) which is approximately 8km (5 miles) from Mendoza. San Juan Airport (UAQ) (UAQ) and San Rafael Airport (AFA) (AFA) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from San Martín de los Andes and Mendoza. The distance is around 1,210km (752 miles) by road and it will take around 14h 30m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 25m and will usually cost around ARS 37,185 ($290).

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Transport options from San Martín de los Andes to Mendoza
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 25m
ARS 37,185($290)
on demand2,293km (1,425 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
18h 50m
ARS 5,095($40)
twice a week1,228km (763 miles)
Bus via Plottier19h 25m
ARS 12,735($100)
once daily1,262km (784 miles)
Taxi and Bus
18h 20m
ARS 8,660($68)
once daily1,225km (761 miles)
Drive
14h 30m
ARS 16,680($130)
on demand1,210km (752 miles)

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Airports near Mendoza

The following major airports near Mendoza offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Argentina and internationally.

MDZ
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (MDZ)
International Airport
Distance
8km (5 miles) from Mendoza
UAQ
San Juan Airport (UAQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
152km (94 miles) from Mendoza
AFA
San Rafael Airport (AFA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
193km (120 miles) from Mendoza